Merkel defends EU reliance on Turkey to implement migration deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defends the European Union's "dependencies" on Turkey amid a row over concessions made to Ankara as part of a recently brokered migration deal.

In fighting the causes of mass migration, the EU has become responsible for other countries, Merkel tells public broadcaster WDR.

"And you can also call that a dependency," she says.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49
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